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Benedictine Sisters of Pittsburgh to build 'green' monastery in Richland

Benedictine Sisters of Pittsburgh to build 'green' monastery in Richland | Pittsburgh Green | Scoop.it
#Benedictine Sisters of #Pittsburgh to build #green monastery http://t.co/CvutXpp7...
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Free and Affordable Pittsburgh for 4/20: Free Earth Day Fun and More!

Free and Affordable Pittsburgh for 4/20: Free Earth Day Fun and More! | Pittsburgh Green | Scoop.it
By Rachel Booth Earth Day is this weekend, which lends itself to fabulous fun, educational, and of course affordable activities around Pittsburgh.
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Volunteers Will Hit Streets This Weekend for Earth Day “Redd Up" | Essential Public Radio

Volunteers Will Hit Streets This Weekend for Earth Day “Redd Up" | Essential Public Radio | Pittsburgh Green | Scoop.it

Pgh Earth Day Redd Up activities

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BNY Mellon Green Still Fenced Off After Occupation

BNY Mellon Green Still Fenced Off After Occupation | Pittsburgh Green | Scoop.it
Occupy Pittsburgh moved out of BNY Mellon Green months ago, but the park is still fenced off and there's no timeline for when it will look the way it used to. (You bet! RT @genofan Thx for your report on BNYM Green..
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NHL to Turn Off Arena Lights for Earth Hour - Earth911.com

NHL to Turn Off Arena Lights for Earth Hour - Earth911.com | Pittsburgh Green | Scoop.it
Guide to local resources including recycling centers, how to recycle, pollution prevention and how help protect the environment.
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A dubious green jobs count

A dubious green jobs count | Pittsburgh Green | Scoop.it
Green jobs or, as our president calls them, the jobs of the future have been notoriously tough to define and count. The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently did it, though, and now it is the results that are notorious.
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Illegal dumping at recycling sites costly to Armstrong County

Illegal dumping at recycling sites costly to Armstrong County | Pittsburgh Green | Scoop.it
Illegal dumping at 10 collection sites for Armstrong County's recycling program is costing hundreds of dollars in hauling fees and putting trainees from the county's Progressive Workshop, who help sort items, at risk for injury or disease.
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Walkabout: Neighborhoods may grow more healthy from urban farming - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Walkabout: Neighborhoods may grow more healthy from urban farming - Pittsburgh Post Gazette | Pittsburgh Green | Scoop.it
Pittsburgh Post GazetteWalkabout: Neighborhoods may grow more healthy from urban farmingPittsburgh Post GazetteVacant lots make up about 15 percent of usable land in Pittsburgh, and in Keith Bey's youthful stomping grounds of Homewood, Larimer and...
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Pgh DEP Politics, resignations add wrinkle to area's DEP office

Pgh DEP Politics, resignations add wrinkle to area's DEP office | Pittsburgh Green | Scoop.it
Coverage of the environment from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Politics resignations add wrinkle to area's DEP office: Coverage of the environment from the Pittsburgh Post-Gaz...)...
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Arbor Day Shred Event in Pgh

Arbor Day Shred Event in Pgh | Pittsburgh Green | Scoop.it
Information about recycling assistance for Northside Pittsburgh businesses (Paper #recycling - Arbor Day Shred Event April 27, Market Square, Pittsburgh, 10-3 with @PaperExchangePA http://t.co/fNTyOL61...)...
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Nine Mile dreams: Fish are back in the Frick Park stream, but serious problems remain

Nine Mile dreams: Fish are back in the Frick Park stream, but serious problems remain | Pittsburgh Green | Scoop.it
Nine Mile Run is improving! We still have work to do, but on our way to great things!
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Toxic houses often fall through cracks - serious issue in Western Pennsylvania housing stock

Toxic houses often fall through cracks - serious issue in Western Pennsylvania housing stock | Pittsburgh Green | Scoop.it
Peril is something that a home buyer actually might face if the house in question contained a clandestine methamphetamine laboratory. Renters face that peril if a landlord is not forthcoming.
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Pgh programs help us dispose of hazardous chemicals,

Pgh programs help us dispose of hazardous chemicals, | Pittsburgh Green | Scoop.it

Education about what is a hazardous chemical and what to do with it in the Pgh region!

 

Many products, such as cleaners, varnishes and oil-based paints have a difficult time finding a home other that in organized collections.

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work

World Day for Safety and Health at Work | Pittsburgh Green | Scoop.it
As green economy develops, it is essential that safety & health at work are integrated into green jobs policies.
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SCA Earth Day Pittsburgh - Valley Refuge area of the North Side's Riverview Park | Billion Acts of Green

SCA Earth Day Pittsburgh - Valley Refuge area of the North Side's Riverview Park | Billion Acts of Green | Pittsburgh Green | Scoop.it

Earth Day with the Sustainability Corp!

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New Life for Old Buildings: Adaptive Reuse in Pittsburgh

New Life for Old Buildings: Adaptive Reuse in Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh Green | Scoop.it
The re-purposing of older properties is cheaper than new development, with easier financing, and usually results in superior projects, from theaters to schools to hospitals.
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Letter to the business editor: Global Links part of Pgh's global economy tools

Letter to the business editor: Global Links part of Pgh's global economy tools | Pittsburgh Green | Scoop.it
I read with interest your March 20 special section "Global Pittsburgh: An Examination of Our Connection to the World."...
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Local Honda dealership to sell 'green' gas-burning Civic

Local Honda dealership to sell 'green' gas-burning Civic | Pittsburgh Green | Scoop.it
Washington Honda plans to become the first Honda dealership in Western Pennsylvania to sell Civic sedans that run on compressed natural gas.
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Chatham University Bans Sale Of Bottled Water

Chatham University Bans Sale Of Bottled Water | Pittsburgh Green | Scoop.it
A local university is banning the sale of bottled water on campus. Chatham University is one of 90 schools nationwide that won’t sell bottled water because of the impact on the environment.
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Zero Waste Residential Community Programs - Household Chemical Waste

Zerowaste Pittsburgh (The 2012 ZWP household chemical collection schedule is now available!
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PNC ready to deconstruct site for skyscraper

Coverage of Pittsburgh neighborhoods from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette...
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ACHD - Press Release

RT @ACHDnet: Accepting noms for 2011 Enviro-Star award honoring local biz for voluntary #pollution prevention practices: http://t.co/24ipiQRs #Pittsburgh...
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Local Bloggers Tweets Recovered paper consumption falls in U.S.

Local Bloggers Tweets Recovered paper consumption falls in U.S. | Pittsburgh Green | Scoop.it
Jan. 23 -- Domestic consumption of recovered paper was 2.3 million tons in December, down 7.5% compared with the previous December, according to the American Forest & Paper Association.
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Rural Appalachian town uses homemade solar panels

Rural Appalachian town uses homemade solar panels | Pittsburgh Green | Scoop.it
Ruston Seaman is proud to show off the early version of the solar panels built for his renewable energy mission: two banged-up, discolored shower doors held together by crusty caulking.
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We are incorporating this guide to green parties into our events

We are incorporating this guide to green parties into our events | Pittsburgh Green | Scoop.it
Guide to local resources including recycling centers, how to recycle, pollution prevention and how help protect the environment. (Want to throw a green party, but don't want to overwhelm ur guests?
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